What Happened on September 29, 1987

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

"Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1

  • "thirtysomething" debuts on ABC-TV

Baseball Record

NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits record 6th grand slam of year

1987 History

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Ford II, American automotive industry businessman, grandson of Henry Ford, and son of Edsel Ford (Ford Motor Company President, 1945-60 & CEO, 1947-79), dies of pneumonia at 70

About September 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) - M/A/R/R/S